Period
to 13 December 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Market Risk
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 447 301 372
Rank change year-on-year -146 +71 -118
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 188 414 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.40% 0.87% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.07% 2.27% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 300 180
London median daily rate £650 £650 £650
10th Percentile £468 £461 £450
90th Percentile £764 £938 £913
England median daily rate £650 £650 £650
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,506 18,265 16,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.17% 38.46% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,636 13,104 11,327
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £316 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 233 264
London median hourly rate £22.93 £21.90 £19.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +13.09% -6.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.68
90th Percentile £53.25 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.24 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.50% +5.10%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in London over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -51 35 £625 -3.10% 8
East London -37 1 - - 1
West London - 1 - -
Market Risk
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 93 (49.47%) Banking
2 92 (48.94%) Finance
3 77 (40.96%) C#
4 72 (38.30%) Credit Risk
5 65 (34.57%) SQL
6 62 (32.98%) .NET
6 62 (32.98%) Investment Banking
7 59 (31.38%) Front Office
8 56 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (29.26%) Stress Testing
10 50 (26.60%) Fixed Income
10 50 (26.60%) SQL Server
11 49 (26.06%) Risk Management
12 41 (21.81%) Java
13 36 (19.15%) Derivative
13 36 (19.15%) WCF
14 34 (18.09%) WPF
14 34 (18.09%) JIRA
15 32 (17.02%) MVVM
16 31 (16.49%) Test Scripting
16 31 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 29 (15.43%) T-SQL
17 29 (15.43%) .NET Framework
17 29 (15.43%) Integration Testing
18 28 (14.89%) NoSQL
18 28 (14.89%) MongoDB
18 28 (14.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 28 (14.89%) Subversion
18 28 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (14.89%) Technical Analysis

Market Risk
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (10.64%) Apache Spark
2 15 (7.98%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (6.91%) Apache
4 7 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.06%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (26.60%) SQL Server
2 31 (16.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (14.89%) MongoDB
3 28 (14.89%) NoSQL
4 24 (12.77%) Big Data
5 9 (4.79%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.72%) Riak
7 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.06%) Data Mart
10 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 34 (18.09%) JIRA
2 28 (14.89%) Subversion
3 27 (14.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.72%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.13%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.13%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.60%) JMeter
6 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.06%) Maven
8 1 (0.53%) ERwin
8 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) Toad
8 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 93 (49.47%) Banking
2 92 (48.94%) Finance
3 62 (32.98%) Investment Banking
4 59 (31.38%) Front Office
5 4 (2.13%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (64.36%) Developer
2 56 (29.79%) C# Developer
3 55 (29.26%) Market Risk Developer
4 36 (19.15%) Analyst
5 31 (16.49%) Senior Developer
6 28 (14.89%) Credit Risk Developer
7 27 (14.36%) C# WCF Developer
7 27 (14.36%) WCF Developer
8 24 (12.77%) Java Developer
9 22 (11.70%) Business Analyst
10 19 (10.11%) Risk Analyst
11 18 (9.57%) Quantitative Developer
12 13 (6.91%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (6.38%) Python Developer
13 12 (6.38%) Scala Developer
13 12 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (5.85%) Murex Analyst
14 11 (5.85%) Murex Business Analyst
14 11 (5.85%) SQL Developer
15 10 (5.32%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (32.98%) .NET
2 36 (19.15%) WCF
3 34 (18.09%) WPF
4 29 (15.43%) .NET Framework
5 27 (14.36%) Reactive Extensions
5 27 (14.36%) Task Parallel Library
6 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.66%) Java EE
7 5 (2.66%) Spring
8 4 (2.13%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.13%) RESTful
8 4 (2.13%) Web Services
9 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.60%) HTML
9 3 (1.60%) WF
10 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.06%) JSON
10 2 (1.06%) Murex Flex
10 2 (1.06%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (38.30%) Credit Risk
2 50 (26.60%) Fixed Income
3 36 (19.15%) Derivative
4 28 (14.89%) Enterprise Software
4 28 (14.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (5.85%) Grid Computing
6 10 (5.32%) Equities
7 7 (3.72%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.72%) Hedge funds
7 7 (3.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (3.72%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (3.19%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.13%) Linux
1 4 (2.13%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (29.26%) Stress Testing
3 49 (26.06%) Risk Management
4 32 (17.02%) MVVM
5 31 (16.49%) Test Scripting
6 29 (15.43%) Integration Testing
7 28 (14.89%) Technical Analysis
8 27 (14.36%) SOLID
9 19 (10.11%) Migration
10 18 (9.57%) Analytics
10 18 (9.57%) OO
11 17 (9.04%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.51%) Multithreading
13 15 (7.98%) BDD
13 15 (7.98%) Project Management
13 15 (7.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (7.45%) Mathematics
14 14 (7.45%) Workflow
15 13 (6.91%) Data Modelling
15 13 (6.91%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 77 (40.96%) C#
2 65 (34.57%) SQL
3 41 (21.81%) Java
4 29 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 24 (12.77%) Python
6 23 (12.23%) Scala
7 19 (10.11%) VBA
8 18 (9.57%) C++
9 7 (3.72%) Haskell
9 7 (3.72%) R
10 6 (3.19%) Java 8
11 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (3.72%) Degree
3 3 (1.60%) CFA
3 3 (1.60%) PhD
4 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.26%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) IFRS
2 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.53%) MiFID
2 1 (0.53%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 23 (12.23%) Oracle
2 15 (7.98%) Murex
3 8 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.06%) Algorithmics
4 2 (1.06%) OpenLink
4 2 (1.06%) SunGard
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos
5 1 (0.53%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Tableau